Relational Tables and structured document

Deke Smith deke at
Tue Mar 24 19:07:27 GMT 1998

G. David Kuhlman, dkuhlman at said on 3/23/98 8:45 PM:

>But, if you have a large XML file, how do you update fields within
>that file without copying or re-writting the whole file?  That
>sounds very awkward.

You're right, you would have to parse the file to some sort of tree 
structure and edit the nodes of the tree. Then it can be parsed back to 

Deke Smith
Tallent Communications Group, Brentwood TN
deke at, 615-661-9878

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